Xi Jinping, China’s leader, met with Ursula von der Leyen, the European Commission president, and Charles Michel, the European Council president. The European leaders were planning to urge Beijing to use its influence on Russia to end the war in Ukraine.
Nasra Gwoto, 10, and her brother, Ramadhani, 12, traveled with their mother from Tanzania to India to get a bone-marrow transplant for sickle cell disease. The procedure is risky, and their mother wishes they could have received a new gene therapy instead.
A U.S. Border Patrol boat passing a large group of migrants crossing a razor wire barrier into the United States at Eagle Pass, Texas, in September. Republican lawmakers want the United States to impose policies that would make most migrants ineligible for asylum.
Displaced Palestinians who fled Khan Yunis set up camp in Rafah further south near the border with Egypt, on December 7, 2023, amid continuing battles between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas.